Audit reveals California state employees’ misconduct

A Caltrans engineer played dozens of rounds of golf during work hours for 19 months while management approved his time sheets without knowing what he was doing, according to a new audit that highlights some state employees’ poor behavior.

Another View: Central Sacramento has enough low-income housing

On June 25, the Washington Park neighborhood met with Mutual Housing California to hear its proposal for 50-unit Lavender Courtyard at the corner of 16th and F streets, supposedly for low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (“LGBT senior housing would show love to 16th Street,” City Beat, July 19).

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Hundreds of crooks snagged Katrina-relief money

McClatchy review of federal audits, prosecutions finds a lot of wrongdoers

Small Mississippi town could owe FEMA $1.4 million for overcharges

A testy exchange over buying new books for devastated libraries

Sacramento residents share their thoughts on the plan to create a Sacramento walk of fame. Video by Ed Fletcher.

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